Senior branding, marketing, design and multimedia professional specializing in building partnerships that drive revenue and brand awareness. Areas of expertise include building and reorganizing in-house creative departments, and delivering cost-effective project management. A technically astute individual viewed as a valued resource for clients, colleagues and students.
SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
Creative professional with 25 years of demonstrated design and marketing experience.
10 years multimedia and video production experience
10 years of upper level management experience.
8 years teaching and tutoring on a collegiate level.
Adept at supervising personnel and allocating resources.
Background includes all phases of concept to launch in multimedia and marketing.
ADOBE: Illustrator, PhotoShop, InDesign, After Effects, Flash, DreamWeaver, Fireworks, Bridge
QUARK: Quark Xpress
MICROSOFT: Word Perfect, Microsoft Office, Visio, Access, Publisher
VIDEO: Final Cut Pro, Live Type, DVD Studio Pro, iDVD
AUDIO: Garage Band, Sound Track Pro
EDUCATION: Moodle, Blackboard, E-class Applications
OTHER: Content Creator, Traditional Photography and Printmaking, Bookbinding
CLIENTS UNDER AUGUSTPRIDE (Projects 2008 – Present)
Creative Director/WRN Network Radio/ Philadelphia, PA/ 09/12 to Present
Multimedia Director / Women in the Spotlight Goinglobal, Inc./ Buffalo, NY/ 12/11 to Present
Creative Designer/Salon Finder Magazine/Charlotte, NC/01/11 to Present
Creative Director / Charlotte Black Film Festival/ Charlotte, NC/ 12/11 to Present
Creative Director / Access Educational Management/ Atlanta, GA/ 12/10 to Present
Creative Designer/ Holly Cooper Communications/ Charlotte, NC/ 7/10 – Present
Contract Graphic Designer / Otto Environmental Systems North America / Charlotte, NC/ 9/12 to Present
Web and Graphic Coordinator / Goodwill of the Southern Piedmont / Charlotte, NC/ 10/11 to 1/13
Contract Multimedia Director/ The Home Buying Guide of Lake Norman/ Huntersville, NC/ 5/10 – 8/11
Contract Magazine Designer/ Working Charlotte/ Huntersville, NC/ 1/10 – 12/10
Contract Graphic Designer/The Mint Museum Uptown/ Charlotte, NC/ October 2010
Contract Graphic Designer/Harvey B. Gantt Center/ Charlotte, NC/ 7/09 to 2/10
Graphic Designer/Assistant Editor/River City News and Shopping/ Greenville, NC/ 2/03 to 10/04
ADDITIONAL WORK EXPERIENCE
PT Multimedia Instructor/ Central Piedmont Community College/ Charlotte, NC/ 8/08 to 12/09
Art Director/ Working Charlotte/Huntersville, NC/ 02/09 to 9/09
Contract Multimedia Designer/ Visual Impressions/ Charlotte, NC/ 8/08 to 11/08
Contract Web Designer/ Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools/ Charlotte, NC/ 4/08 to 7/08
Project Manager/ Manifesto Film Festival/ Perpetual Vision / Charlotte, NC/ 2007
Teachers Aide/ Studio 101, Summer Camp for High School Students for The Art Institute of Charlotte/2007 – 2011
Creative Director/ Xchange, Sponsored by WDIM of AiCH/ Charlotte, NC/ 2007 and 2008
Administrative & Marketing Coordinator/Raftelis Financial Consultants/ Charlotte, NC/ 4/05 to 9/06
Art Director and Assistant Editor/River City News and Shopper/ Greenville, NC/ 2003 to 2004
Graphics Coordinator/Lewis Advertising/Newark, NJ/ 2000 to 2001
Graphic Designer/Corporate Expressions International/New Jersey/ 1997 to 1998
Central Piedmont Community College / Charlotte, North Carolina/ 2009
B.A. in Web and Interactive Media Design
The Art Institute of Charlotte / Charlotte, North Carolina/ 2009
Certificate in Web Design
The Art Institute of Charlotte / Charlotte, North Carolina/ 2006
B.A. in Graphic Design
Rutgers University/Newark, New Jersey /1996